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SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) – A two-day event in Bend will offer employers and workers a variety of opportunities to learn new skills to improve on-the-job safety and health, network with workplace safety and health professionals, and share best practices. Topics at the Central Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Conference include providing fall protection, identifying hazards and …

BALTIMORE — The heat and humidity on Sunday produced a dangerous environment for people who typically spend time outdoors. That’s when Baltimore’s heat index—or the “feels like” temperature outside—hit the triple digits. The heat wave could cause dangerous heat-related illnesses, especially to children under the age of four and senior citizens, according to Chief Medical Officer …

Across Ontario, automotive thefts have been on a sharp rise, and the numbers related to it paint a startling picture. According to HelloSafe, an online insurance-comparison platform, there were 10,900 auto thefts reported to insurers in Ontario in 2021. This equates to one vehicle stolen every 48 minutes. Across Canada, auto thefts cost $1 billion …

Washington — The gun safety legislation passed late Thursday by the U.S. Senate would expand eligibility for a mental health program authored by Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow to all states.  The vote was 65-33, with 15 Republican senators voting with Democrats in support of the package, which has been hailed as the most significant gun legislation in 30 years. …

More Than Case Workers: Occupational Health Nurses and Safety Occupational health nurses are the key to promoting whole health and safety on worksites. By Tessa Stanaland Jun 21, 2022 Occupational health care is in the midst of a transformation. Safety will always be the leading pillar of occupational health, but today a greater …

ALABAMA (WTVM) – Swimming and splash pads are a fun and easy way to stay active and cool off during the summer, but the Alabama Department of Public Health wants to remind you how to stay safe from germs. The germs in the water can cause people to become sick, whether from swallowing water or …

The Boston Celtics say Al Horford and Marcus Smart are both out for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Heat on Tuesday night in Miami. Horford is in the league’s health and safety protocols, the team announced. And Boston is prepared for the likely scenario of him remaining in the protocols through …

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Amarillo Fire Department announced that it has teamed up with other agencies to open Safety Town on Tuesday and Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., for local elementary students. Motorcycle escort brings USS Indianapolis survivor to annual reunion The Safety Town learning environment, said the department, will be available …

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Throughout Central Oregon, the safety and wellness of the community often begin with some of the hardest-working organizations, those focused on delivering services and programs that offer accessible food and housing, health care and mental health support, as well as disaster relief and public safety programs. Their work supports the region’s …

Lawrence, KS –LMH Health has earned an “A” for the Spring 2022 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the only hospital rating focused exclusively on hospital safety. Its A, B, C, D or F letter grades are a quick way for consumers to choose the safest hospital to seek care. LMH …